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2013-05-20 04:20:10

GENEVA, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Business Jets (BBJ) is displaying a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. The airplane, based on the 737-900ER, was outfitted with its custom VIP interiors at Jet Aviation in Basel, Switzerland. The BBJ 3 is currently for sale, so the exterior remains "green" or unpainted, ready for a livery to be selected by a new owner. The range of the BBJ 3 exceeds...

2013-05-15 12:21:28

- Southwest converts existing 30 Next-Generation 737 orders to 737 MAX 7s SEATTLE, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Southwest Airlines announced today the launch of the 737 MAX 7, the third member of the 737 MAX family. The Dallas-based carrier and launch customer for the 737 MAX program became the first airline to order the 737 MAX 7, when it converted 30 existing orders for Next-Generation 737s into orders for the 737 MAX 7. Southwest also exercised options to...

2013-05-14 08:20:39

- Order also includes options for an additional 25 737 MAX 8s ISTANBUL, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Turkish Airlines today finalized a firm order for 40 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 9s and 20 Next-Generation 737-800 jets, valued at $6.9 billion at list prices. The order, originally announced as a commitment last month, also includes options for an additional 25 737 MAX 8s and is the largest Boeing order in Turkish Airlines' history. "We are delighted to finalize the...

2013-04-18 08:22:48

- AM Plus is a Class located in the first three rows of seats of all Aeromexico Boeing 737 aircraft. MEXICO CITY, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced that its AM Plus Class will provide new benefits and enhanced seat comfort in its more than 40 Boeing 737 aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130315/MX77534LOGO) This new service features an extra 4" (10 cm) of legroom in the first three rows in the Economy Class cabin,...

2013-04-17 08:21:02

SEATTLE, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced that Tokyo-based Japan Airlines has ordered 6 Blended Winglet Systems (with options) for Boeing 767-300ER passenger aircraft. Already an operator of Next-Generation 737 Blended Winglets, this is the first JAL order for 767-300ER Blended Winglets. "Blended Winglets will improve aerodynamic performance on Japan Airline's 767-300ERs, which helps achieve their company-wide commitment to reduce costs and greenhouse...

2013-04-16 08:21:47

- China is key market for business jets SHANGHAI, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Business Jets (BBJ) celebrated the completion of the first BBJ for China's Nanshan Jet at a ceremony held today at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai. "The Nanshan Group is an excellent example of a customer who understands the unique capabilities of the Boeing Business Jet and how this airplane addresses the needs of emerging Chinese global...

2013-04-16 08:20:42

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Spring Airlines Japan to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. The company will provide the equipment through its Wheels & Brakes business in Troy, Ohio. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in April, 2013. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use...

2013-04-15 20:20:12

Directive does not represent safety concern for WestJet aircraft CALGARY, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced it is aware of the Federal Aviation Administration's airworthiness directive released to all Boeing Next-Generation 737 operators today. The directive, which is not related to any event or occurrence, refers to an issue with the protective coating on pins located in the horizontal stabilizer rear spar, which attach the main stabilizers to the fuselage. The...

2013-04-12 12:20:08

Airline will reduce fuel consumption and equivalent CO2 emissions through better operations, technology and engineering CHICAGO, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is honoring Earth Month by announcing its new goal to save 85 million gallons of fuel in 2013, equivalent to 828,750 metric tons of CO2 or roughly $275 million dollars at current fuel prices. Fuel is the airline's single largest expense and its primary focus environmentally, and the company has several...

2013-04-09 12:20:10

SEATTLE, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is delighted that Turkish Airlines has committed to order 40 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 9s and 20 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at $6.9 billion at list prices. The agreement also includes options for an additional 25 737 MAX 8s. Boeing looks forward to working with Turkish Airlines to finalize the order. When finalized, the agreement will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website as a firm order. Contact:...